The most common reason for using a breast pump during breastfeeding is to preserve the milk so that your baby can still consume breast milk while you are away. Even when you are with your baby, using a breast pump can help maintain your milk. If you want to continue breastfeeding after work, it is even more necessary to suck up the milk and save it.
In addition, using a breast pump can also stimulate milk secretion and increase milk volume. If your baby is premature or does not suck the mother ’s nipples, using a breast pump to collect milk can not only allow the baby to eat precious breast milk, but also relieve the pain and pressure caused by the bloated milk. However, it should be noted that the number of milkings should not be too large, otherwise it will make the situation worse.
In special cases, if the doctor advises you to stop breastfeeding temporarily, for example because you are taking medicines that may be harmful to your baby, or you need to be hospitalized for a short period of time, use breastfeeding during the period when you cannot breastfeed your baby The device sucks out milk, which can continue to help you maintain adequate milk production.